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24-October-2014
24-October-2014
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The plaque commemorates those who served with the 2nd / 15th Infantry Battalion during World War Two.

Location

Address:Kennedy Highway, Rocky Creek Memorial Park, Rocky Creek, 4882
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -17.182329
Long: 145.454925
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945
Link:http://www.rockycreek.com.au

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 14th August, 2005
Front Inscription

2/15th Australian Infantry Battalion
20th Brigade 9th Division

Darwin    El Alamein
Libya      Lae
Tobruk    Finchhafen
Syria      Borneo

Caveant Hostes -  Let enemies beware

Battle honours awarded

North Africa: 1941-1943 Defence of Tobruk , El Adam Road, The Salient, Alam El Halfa, West Point 23, El Alamein

South West Pacific: 1943-1945 Tambu, Lae-Nadzab, Finchhafen, Scarlet Beach, Buni River, Defence of Scarlet Beach, Nongara, Liberation of Australia, New Guinea, Sio, Adele River, Namaraka, Miva Ford, Borneo, Miri

The ten underlined are approved to be emblazoned on the Colours

Lest We Forget
 

Source: RCMP, MA
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